Monogenetic trematode worms (flukes) that infest fish gills, show strong host specificity.
Furnestinia echeneis and Microcotyle spp. Are found parasitizing on sea bream gills.
Diplectanum aequans (left) is found always on sea bass gills, whereas Lamellodiscus spp. (right) is common on the gills of sharp snout sea bream.
Author: Dr. Panos Varvarigos
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